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U.S. Department of the Interior

The principal federal preservation and conservation agency. Administers National Parks, national historic sites and other public lands, as well as the major federal preservation program.
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Many states have adopted the "market price" idea; and the Interior Department finally proposed adopting it early in 1997 (and billed oil companies $257 million in back payments).
Ultimately, no federal agency, not the Interior Department or the EPA or any other, can hope to address climate change effectively in all its complexity.
The solution covers ordering, billing, inventory management, invoice processing, payment auditing and claims recovery for wireless devices used within the Interior Department.
In the Babbitt case, many of the Interior Department officials who have already testified for many hours for the earlier investigations will now be forced to defend themselves again, at their own expense.
This year's artificial flood created at least 55 new sandbars, the Interior Department announced at the end of May.
On April 14, the National Public Lands Advisory Council, a group chosen by the Interior Department to provide outside counsel and support, adopted a resolution criticizing Congress for hasty action on BLM wilderness legislation and urged Secretary Lujan to write a letter to Congress "requesting that action on BLM Wilderness be deferred until the process mandated by FLPMA is completed and the recommendations of the President are formally transmitted to the Congress.
Fish and Wildlife Service urged the Interior Department not to reverse the Reagan-era rule banning loaded guns in parks.
The CPAL email to Interior Department employees reads, in part: "As a steward of America's natural resources, I realize that you have dedicated your career and life to our public lands, the natural and cultural legacy that we will pass along to the next generations.
Interior Department, is combining in a 1,323-mile, $4 billion pipeline project, the Rockies Express, to carry natural gas across the nation, from the Rocky Mountain basins in the West to the energy-starved East.
Interior Department issued directions to the IG KPK, head of Capital city police and to all the foreign embassies in which it has been stated that foreigners in the provinces should restrict their activities in the province.
Sources informed that Federal Interior Ministry has also submitted lists of VIP personalities to Interior Department Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and NWFP directed that lives of these VIPs could be targeted by the terrorists.
Thanks to the Bush administration's Interior Department, visitors will soon be able to carry concealed weapons in national parks.

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